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GDPR SME Guide – Practical Steps to Compliance in Jersey

Why GDPR is like clearing out the ‘man drawer’? GDPR guide for SMEs in Jersey. By Caroline Dutot If you have ever seen Michael McIntyre’s sketch on the ‘man drawer’ you will know it is that drawer/box/space in every household where items of complete randomness are kept – just in case we should need them.  […]

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on April 16, 2018

Legal Privilege: Tread with care

Privilege and Corporate Investigations Tread with care   A Board of Directors faced with information that raises regulatory issues or suspicions about corrupt practices might decide to conduct an internal inquiry and/or self-report. Equally, a company may become caught up in a criminal or regulatory inquiry and are required by investigators to produce relevant documentation. […]

Written by Howard Sharp

Posted on March 06, 2018

Criminal Finances Act Offences – Your Jersey Legal Rights…Or Not?

A LOOPHOLE in Jersey law seems likely to mean that the Island’s financial services providers have less protection against arrest and removal to face criminal charges in the United Kingdom than almost anyone else on the planet. Matthew Jowitt explains why Criminal Finances Act 2017 The recently enacted UK Criminal Finances Act 2017 creates a […]

Written by Matthew Jowitt

Posted on December 05, 2017

Billions: 22nd February 2018

Ardent Chambers and BDO Sator are proud to present their second regulatory seminar on 22nd February 2018 at the conference rooms at the Royal Yacht Hotel. This is a CPD accredited event that follows on from the highly successful ‘Untouchables’ conference that generated £2,250 for charity. Any profits from the ‘Billions’ event will also be […]

Written by Howard Sharp

Posted on November 29, 2017

12th Geneva Forum on Fraud and Asset Tracing: March 2018.

Ardent Chambers is pleased to confirm its sponsorship of this leading international fraud and asset recovery conference in Geneva in 2018. This event is often described as the key seminar of the year in this area of law.  Mr Howard Sharp QC will be speaking to a distinguished audience at the event on Thursday 15th […]

Written by Howard Sharp

Posted on November 29, 2017

Workplace sexual harassment: “Me Too”

“Me Too”, two simple terms that have stormed social media in the last week, raising awareness around sexual assault and harassment in a big way.

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on November 03, 2017

Civil Recovery of International Criminal Property – So far so good

Jersey’s long –running bid to recover Nigerian government corruption money from Island financial institutions received a boost last week when a Court of Appeal judge refused leave to the corporate holder of stolen money to pursue an appeal against a civil freezing order to the Privy Council in London.

Written by Matthew Jowitt

Posted on July 04, 2017

The Untouchables: 21 November 2016

Ardent Chambers & Sator Regulatory Consulting are proud to present “The Untouchables” a three hour, relevant, thought provoking CPD seminar on “How high profile clients get out of control”.

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on October 10, 2016

“Taking the A out of ADR” : A Jersey Perspective

At a Mediation Symposium in London this week Lord Justice Briggs spoke of “Taking the A out of ADR”. ADR, or alternative dispute resolution, is a method of resolving a dispute outside of litigation before the courts.

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on September 27, 2016

Howard Sharp QC appointed as Non-Executive Director of Vannin Capital.

International dispute resolution funder Vannin Capital PCC (“Vannin”) today announced the appointment of Howard Sharp QC to its board as a Non-Executive Director. Founded in 2010, Vannin is one of the largest global funders satisfying the ever-growing demand for funding of high value commercial litigation and international arbitration. A trusted partner to major corporates and […]

Written by Howard Sharp

Posted on September 20, 2016

The magic of mediation

Why is it that mediation is successful where other processes fail?

Written by Caroline Dutot

Posted on September 15, 2016

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